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  • 'Northwest Highway' at Gift Theatre: Moving up or movingly stuck in place in Jefferson Park

     
    THEATER REVIEW: "Northwest Highway" ★★★½ Through July 17 at Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave.; Running time: 1 hour, 30 minutes; Tickets: $20-$30 at 773-283-7071 and thegifttheatre.org In Bruce Norris' “Clybourne Park,”...
  • Valencia College announces 2011-12 theater season

     
    Valencia College has announced its upcoming season of theatrical productions, with offerings from the light comedy of “The Drowsy Chaperone” to the serious subject matter of “The Laramie Project,” written in response to the 1998...
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning 'Clybourne Park' paired with 'Raisin in the Sun' by Center Theatre Group

     
    "Clybourne Park," Bruce Norris' drama that won the Pulitzer Prize this year, will make its Los Angeles debut at the Mark Taper Forum in the spring of 2012. Center Theatre Group said it will pair the production with a separate......
  • Influences: Actress Anna Deavere Smith

     
    Let Me Down Easy," at the Broad Stage through July 31, is Anna Deveare Smith's exploration of the nation's healthcare crisis....
  • Mark Taper Forum's 2012 season may feature two Broadway imports

     
    The Mark Taper Forum's 2012 season will feature one world premiere and five plays that already have either been seen on Broadway or have won a Pulitzer Prize. The shows include this year's Pulitzer Prize winning play, "Claybourne Park," and last year's...
  • Book places: Hall Library

    Book places: Hall Library
    Known as the “Black Jewel of the Midwest,” the George Cleveland Hall Branch of the Chicago Public Library has been serving the Bronzeville community since 1932. Earlier this year, it was recommended for landmark status for its role as a...
  • Writing the epilogue

    Writing the epilogue
    Last Saturday night, as the hordes gathered on and about Michigan Avenue to celebrate the lighting of lights and the beginning of the gift-buying season, a few hundred members of the Chicago literary community settled into the seats in the handsome...
  • Harry Belafonte to receive Indiana Black Expo 'Living Legend Award'

    Harry Belafonte to receive Indiana Black Expo 'Living Legend Award'
    Entertainment legend and social activist Harry Belafonte will highlight the list of awardees at the Indiana Black Expo, Inc. Corporate Luncheon Friday, July 20 – a cornerstone event of the 42nd Annual Summer Celebration presented by 1.800.QUIT.NOW....
  • Christopher Shinn's "Now Or Later" Gets U.S. Premiere At Huntington

    Christopher Shinn's "Now Or Later" Gets U.S. Premiere At Huntington
    Christopher Shinn's political drama, "Now or Later," will have its U.S. premiere at Boston's Huntington Theatre Company this fall. Michael Wilson, former artistic director of Hartford Stage, will direct the play which runs Oct. 12 to Nov. 10 at the...
  • Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
  • Tony Awards 2012: 'Clybourne Park' by Bruce Norris wins best play

    Tony Awards 2012: 'Clybourne Park' by Bruce Norris wins best play
    "Clybourne Park," the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy-drama by Bruce Norris, won the Tony for new play. The critically acclaimed play, which ran at Playwrights Horizons in New York, the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco and the Mark Taper...
  • Judi Ann Mason dies at 54; playwright and screenwriter

    Judi Ann Mason dies at 54; playwright and screenwriter
    Judi Ann Mason, an award-winning playwright and a film and television writer who launched her TV career on the 1970s sitcom "Good Times" and later co-wrote the 1993 movie comedy "Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit," has died. She was 54. Mason died July 8...